It's like an episode of Black Mirror, or some weird alternate reality.
Sports are on a pause right now and people are staying home. But given today's technology, there's no reason we can't have some fun during the hiatus.
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The New Jersey Devils attempted to give fans a distraction and rally their fan base by live-streaming a simulated game of EA Sports NHL 20, the game that would have been played tonight at Prudential Center had the season not been put on pause as the world tries to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Devils defeated the Calgary Flames 6-4 despite more than 100 shots on goal from the Flames (what was that all about?). The game wouldn't be complete without post-game interviews. Cory Schneider called in to chat about his 98 save performance.
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The Devils plan on streaming their remaining 2019-20 scheduled games in a similar fashion.
Here are some of the highlights from social media from the evening: